Cordell–Lorenz Observatory

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Cordell–Lorenz Observatory
Organization University of the South
Observatory code 850
Location Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
Coordinates 35°12′16″N 85°55′12″W / 35.20444°N 85.92000°W / 35.20444; -85.92000Coordinates: 35°12′16″N 85°55′12″W / 35.20444°N 85.92000°W / 35.20444; -85.92000
Altitude 590 m (1,940 ft)
Weather www.cleardarksky.com
Website arthur.sewanee.edu/obsv/
Telescopes
unnamed 6 inch Alvan Clark refractor
Cordell–Lorenz Observatory is located in the US
Cordell–Lorenz Observatory
Location of Cordell–Lorenz Observatory
Minor planets discovered: 28 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Cordell–Lorenz Observatory (IAU code 850) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Sewanee:The University of the South. It is located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States.

The Observatory has an 1897 vintage 6 inch Alvan Clark refractor located in the main dome and several other telescopes that feature apertures between 3.5 and 12.5 inches. Public observation sessions are held on Thursdays from 8pm to 10pm when the University is in session, meaning from mid-August to mid-December and from mid-January to mid-May.

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

(90505) 2004 EM16 12 March 2004 list
(129081) 2004 VH75 14 November 2004 list
(145155) 2005 HD 16 April 2005 list
(145576) 2006 PE 3 August 2006 list
(154491) 2003 FM2 24 March 2003 list
(198445) 2004 XD3 3 December 2004 list
(209559) 2004 XC3 3 December 2004 list
(211850) 2004 FQ133 23 March 2004 list
(216048) 2006 OQ10 26 July 2006 list
(233228) 2005 YW38 22 December 2005 list
(255070) 2005 UP3 26 October 2005 list
(256319) 2006 XB4 14 December 2006 list
(256431) 2007 BG73 29 January 2007 list
(261824) 2006 CC62 7 February 2006 list
(262110) 2006 SG 16 September 2006 list
(265746) 2005 VA6 11 November 2005 list
(290871) 2005 WJ57 26 November 2005 list
(300643) 2007 UQ65 31 October 2007 list
(304949) 2007 TD17 7 October 2007 list
(340256) 2006 BW139 30 January 2006 list
(340724) 2006 SM131 26 September 2006 list
(345585) 2006 SQ49 20 September 2006 list
(371543) 2006 UV291 24 October 2006 list
(388619) 2007 TT20 8 October 2007 list
(394059) 2005 XB5 6 December 2005 list
(414068) 2007 TX20 10 October 2007 list
(440820) 2006 RY 3 September 2006 list
(476867) 2008 VD5 6 November 2008 list

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  1. "Cordell–Lorenz Observatory Homepage". Cordell–Observatory Homepage. Archived from the original on October 28, 2005. Retrieved December 15, 2005. 

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